is a sound and visual artist, improviser, composer.
instruments: soprano saxophone, laptop, guitar, percussion.
Performs spontaneous compositions using processed field recordings. His work has been informed by practices such as electro-acoustic and contemporary music, experimental electronics, free improvisation, immersive sound art. His research approaches sound as vibration in relation to space and the body, phenomenology.
His digital work spans sound design, sound recording and editing, post-production, mastering and composition, sound art and installation as well as performance which remains his main focus.
He has developed a very personal way to process and sculpt location recordings to reveal their musical features and maximise resonance with the listener and their experience of sound.
Greatly interested in collaboration, hervé has played with musicians and dancers whose practice is immersed in free improvisation, closely working with mick beck (sax, bassoon), martin archer (winds, violin, electronics), anders cox (double bass) neil carver (guitar, objects and toys), charlie collins (vibraphone, drums and percussions) etc. in the UK and also jonas kocher (accordion), simon berz (dr, electro), christian muller (electro), rodolphe loubatiere (dr), d'incise (electro, objects), cyril bondi (dr), heddy boubaker (alto and bass sax), sebastien cirotteau (trumpet, electronics), rémi brassié (guitar), david lataillade (guitar), cia barbet (dance), vincent cazeneuse (soprano and barytone sax), guy bayssac (drums), henri herteman (piano, trombone) etc. in France.